The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad once again presents Wine and Rails Sept. 3 and Oct. 1.

Well, it’s Labor Day weekend. That means summer is officially wrapping up, and autumn is ready to roll out the red (and yellow and orange) carpet. But don’t pack away the cooler and the sunscreen just yet. There are a few more weekends of summer fun to squeeze in before fall shows up. Here are a few things to do in Durango before summer calls it quits. Durango Farmers Market Every Saturday through… Read More

Sure, Durango is known for its local beer and craft breweries. Yes, Durango is known for its mountains and snowboarding. No, Durango isn’t known for its wine — but maybe it should be. You’ll find plenty of amazing regional wines when you hop aboard the Durango Wine and Rails Train this Sunday, Aug. 31. (The Durango train will have another Wine and Rails trip on Sunday, Sept. 21.) As the train chugs through the… Read More

The French Rhône. Napa Valley. Southwest Colorado. You know, all the famous wine regions. Okay, so maybe Southwest Colorado isn’t on the map  yet —  but maybe it should be. You can decide for yourself this weekend when you get a taste of the region’s wine offerings during the Mesa Verde Country Food, Wine and Art Festival, Aug. 23-25, in Cortez, Colorado — just 45 miles west of Durango on U.S. Highway… Read More